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Longboard Island Lager - Kona Brewing Co.

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Longboard Island LagerLongboard Island Lager

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BA SCORE
77
okay

1,767 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,767
Reviews: 572
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 33
Gots: 123 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Longboard Island Lager is a smooth refreshing lager fermented and aged for five weeks at cold temperatures to yield its exceptionally smooth flavor. A delicate, slightly spicy hop aroma complements the malty body of this beer.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 08-07-2002)
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Reviews by kismet:
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kismet

Illinois

3.71/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

thanks to my friend neal for this sample. pours extremely pale yellow with a rocky head that hangs around for nearly the entire glass. smell is sweet and "beery" with lots of malt and a bit of lemon. taste is extremely smooth...tasty sourdough bread with a hint of lemon hops. this beer practically drinks itself. i had it with a bag of barbeque chips, and it was a great midnight snack. mouthfeel is on the thick side, and i totally enjoyed this beer. could not find a freshness date, but it was well-made and made me want to find it in my area this summer....excellent grillin and chillin beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 03:12:36 | More by kismet
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Longboard Island Lager from Kona Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 1,767 ratings.